printers.conf

printers.conf – printer configuration file for cups 

/etc/cups/printers.conf  – configuration file for individual printers

The printers.conf file defines the local printers that are available. It is normally located in the/etc/cups directory and is generated automatically by the cupsd program when printers are added or deleted.

Each line in the file can be a configuration directive, a blank line, or a comment. Comment lines start with the # character. 

Accepting
Specifies whether or not the printer is accepting new jobs.
Info
Specifies human-readable text describing the printer.
Location
Specifies human-readable text describing the location of the printer.
DeviceURI
Specifies the device URI for a printer.
<Printer name> … </Printer>
Defines a specific printer.
State
Specifies the initial state of the printer (Idle or Stopped)
StateMessage
Specifies the message associated with the state.